Re: three questions about alphabet files at Michael Everson site

From: Jörg Knappen (knappen@uni-mainz.de)
Date: Tue Nov 15 2005 - 06:39:22 CST

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    On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Charles Levert wrote:

    > * On Thursday 2005-11-10 at 22:12:01 +0100, Philippe Verdy wrote:
    > > The "trma" (french name for diaeresis, not for umlaut) can
    > > occur on all vowels, because its role in French is most often to avoid the
    > > creation of vocaling digraphs:
    >
    > But and are generally regarded as not being French.
    > Do you know of any words that are French or have been accepted as being
    > French that contain them? (I already mentioned the Maelstrm case.)

    There is the family name du Roscot. This is the only example I can come
    up with.

    --J"org Knappen



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